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The history of meteoritics and key meteorite collections

fireballs, falls and finds

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Published by The Geological Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meteorites -- History,
  • Meteoroids -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by G.J.H. McCall, A.J. Bowden and R.J. Howarth.
    SeriesGeological Society special publication -- no. 256.
    ContributionsMcCall, G. J. H. 1920-, Bowden, A. J., Howarth, Richard J.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 513 p. :
    Number of Pages513
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18269779M
    ISBN 101862391947

      "The author brings a very personal touch to this book, for he is a true meteorite afficionado. A major attribute is an unparalleled collection of spectacular photographs and figures illustrating all major aspects of meteoritics." The Canadian MineralogistCited by: Contains several previously unpublished accounts of meteorite recoveries in Australia and provides deatails on many Australian contributions to the advancement of planetary science. Details everything from responses to meteorites in ancient civilsations to the most current theories on the origins of .

      The History of Meteoritics and Key Meteorite Collections: Fireballs, Falls and Finds. Geologic Society, London, Special Publications, , p. Marvin, U. B. () Ernst Florens Friedrich Chladni () and the Origins of Modern Meteorite Research, Meteoritics, v. 31, p. [NASA ADS link to full pdf file.]. Catalog of the meteorite collection of the Institute of Meteoritics, University of New Mexico: Publication Type: Book: Authors: Scott, ERD: Place Published: Albuquerque, NM: Publisher: Department of Geology and Institute of Meteoritics University of New Mexico: Year: Keywords: Meteorites – Catalogs and collections – New Mexico: Call.

    Part of the Cosmic Horizons Curriculum Collection. When a rocky or iron mass from the asteroid belt plunges into the Earth’s atmosphere, it may look like a fireball streaking across the sky, or cause a sonic boom. If the mass or its fragments survive, they fall to the surface. Many people may see. CHARACTERISTICS & CLASSIFICATION BY EYE:The History of Meteoritics and Key Meteorite Collections Ernst Florens Friedrich Chladni () and the Origins of modern Meteorite Research, by ursula B. Marvin.


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This Special Publication has 24 papers with an international authorship, and is prefaced by an introductory overview which presents highlights in the field. The first section covers the acceptance by science of the reality of the falls of rock and metal from the sky, an account that takes the reader from BCE (before common.

The book moves through the history of the great museum collections, the discovery of extraordinary fertile finds from cold and hot desert regions in the last fifty years.

The revolution in meteoritics in the Space Age is described in the final chapters and an epilogue looks into the future. Book Review: The history of meteoritics and key meteorite collections: Fireballs, falls and finds,edited by G.

McCall, A. Bowden, and R. HowarthAuthor: Harold C. Connolly. In Emperor Franz I Stephan (–), husband and co-regent of Empress Maria Theresia (–), acquired the natural history collection of the Florent.

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McCall, A. Bowden, and R. Howarth. The History of Meteoritics and Key Meteorite Collections: Fireballs, Falls and Finds EDITED BY G. MCCALL A. BOWDEN National Museums Liverpool, UK and R. HOWARTH University College London, UK Published by The Geological Society London.

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The first meteorite in the collection was a 46g piece of the Searsmont (H5 ordinary chondrite) donated in by Mr. G.M. Brainerd of Rockville, Maine. Bowden A.J., and Howarth R.J. (eds) The History of Meteoritics and Key Meteorite Collections: Fireballs, Falls and.Finally, the short epilogue looks to the future.

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